Royal diary: latest royal engagements 19-25th March

Another busy week, which will see Prince Charles head to Cornwall and Devon, The Duke of York officially take over from Prince Philip as colonel of the Grenadier Guards, and The Queen see the Charles I exhibition at the Royal Academy.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, is heading to Cornwall this week. Picture by i-Images / Pool

19th March:

– The Prince of Wales, President of The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, will visit Tattershall Castle, Lincoln, and visit Louth Livestock Market for the launch of the Farm Resilience Programme in Lincolnshire at Louth Livestock Market, as patron of The Prince’s Countryside Fund. Charles is also to visit Freshtime UK Ltd, The Found Riverside Industrial Estate, Boston; Age UK’s Boston office, as patron; and The Holy Trinity Church, Tattershall, as president of The Lincolnshire Churches Trust and patron the Almshouse Association.

– The Earl of Wessex, Chairman of the Board of Trustees for The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, will hold a lunch at Buckingham Palace, and attend receptions at St James’s Palace for young people who have reached the Gold Standard in the Award.

– The Countess of Wessex will spend the day in Swansea. Sophie will visit Walsingham Support Forge Fach, open Teilos Community Cwtch, and visit Swansea and District Mencap, Friendship House in celebration of Swansea and District Mencap 60th Anniversary, as their patron. Finally, the Countess will visit Swansea City of Sanctuary.

– The Princess Royal will open the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s ‘Nucleus’ National Civil Nuclear Archive, Wick Airport, Caithness and as patron of Scottish Rugby Union, will open Highland Rugby Club’s Clubhouse and Pitches, Inverness.

20th March:

– The Queen, patron, will visit the Royal Academy of Arts, London.

– The Duke of York, Royal Fellow, will attend Labs to Riches, The Royal Society, London.

– The Earl of Wessex will attend the UK Armed Forces Sports Awards Lunch at The RAF Club, London and also attend receptions at St James’s Palace for young people who have reached the Gold Standard in the Duke of Edinburgh Award.

– The Countess of Wessex will visit Bells Piece Supported Living, Farnham, Surrey.

– The Princess Royal will attend 25th Anniversary Commemoration Service of the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation, Warrington Town Hall; and she will attend a reception to mark the 20th Anniversary of Queen Alexandra College and 25th Anniversary of Lattitude in Ecuador, Queen Alexandra College in Harborne, Birmingham.

– The Duke of Kent, patron of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, will hold a dinner at Windsor Castle.

21st March:

– The Duchess of Cornwall, patron of the National Literacy Trust, will attend a reception to mark the charity’s 25th anniversary at Plaisterers’ Hall, London.

– The Duchess of Cambridge will convene a symposium on the importance of early intervention to provide solid social and emotional platforms for children in their early years, helping them to become healthier and more resilient later in life.

– The Duke of York will open Bristol Business School, Faculty of Business and Law, University of the West of England; visit the UK Atomic Energy Authority, Abingdon; host a concert and dinner at Buckingham Palace, as patron of The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

– The Princess Royal, patron of British Universities and Colleges Sport, will attend the Team Championship Finals (Big Wednesday) at the University of Nottingham; as an Honorary Member of The Smeatonian Society of Civil Engineers, Anne will attend a discussion dinner in London.

22nd March:

– The Prince of Wales (The Duke of Cornwall) will visit Truro Cathedral, Cornwall; visit the Royal Cornwall Museum to mark its bicentenary year, Truro; visit Nansledan and will unveil the name of the development’s first school, Newquay, Cornwall.

– The Duchess of Cornwall will reopen The Fair Close Centre to mark its 50th anniversary, Newbury, Berkshire.

– The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will undertake engagements celebrating the Commonwealth, including helping to prepare a Commonwealth Big Lunch, and meeting Commonwealth Games hopefuls at St Luke’s Community Centre, London.

– The Duke of York, Colonel of the Grenadier Guards, will formally assume Colonelcy from The Duke of Edinburgh at a Parade, Windsor Castle.

– The Princess Royal Warden, Gordonstoun School, will attend a reception, at The Gherkin, London. As president of The Duke of Edinburgh Commonwealth Study Conference Association, Anne will attend a Board Meeting in London, as well as heading to the renovated facilities of International Students House, as their patron.

– The Earl of Wessex, Chairman of the Board of Trustees for The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, will visit the Marylebone Cricket Club, Lord’s Ground, London, to celebrate the The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Real Tennis Tour 2018, and attend a dinner too. Prince Edward will also visit St Marylebone School, London, and

– The Countess of Wessex, patron of the Foundation of Light, will hold a lunch at Buckingham Palace, and later hold a dinner there, as patron of The National Autistic Society.

23rd March:

– The Prince of Wales will visit Dartmoor Prison, Yelverton, Devon.

– The Duke of Kent, patron, will visit Bletchley Park Trust, Bletchley, Milton Keynes. Prince Edward will also visit Milton Keynes Snap.

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